Elena Larina-Bates

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Dip. Couns, MBACP (Accred) | Online and Telephone Therapy
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Kettering NN15 & Peterborough PE7
Limited availability
Limited availability

This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

I'm a fully qualified counsellor and trauma therapist supporting clients with burnout, stress and anxiety, trauma, PTSD, bereavement, relationship problems and family issues. I have a keen interest in trauma that passes down through generations. During my time at Cruise Bereavement Care I supported clients through grief and loss.

I work holistically and offer a variety of tailored evidence-based tools to help you to overcome emotional difficulties and to feel like yourself again. My approach is warm and supportive. 

One of the tools on offer is Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Tapping. It is a gentle, quick and effective solution for overcoming stress related issues, anxiety, fears and phobias and emotional aspects of physical pain, trauma and PTSD. During Tapping sessions, we use our fingertips to apply gentle pressure on the upper body's pressure points while working through the issue. EFT Tapping sessions could be as a part of your therapy or as a standalone service.  

I offer online counselling and tapping sessions via Zoom and telephone counselling sessions.  

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Level 1 & Level 2 EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) Tapping 
  • CPCAB Level 6 Diploma in Trauma Counselling 
  • CPCAB Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • ACTO Approved Certificate in Online and Telephone Counselling 
  • Ascentis Level 2 Cruse Bereavement Care 
  • CPCAB Level 2 Understanding Substance Misuse  
  • ADHD. The Open University
  • EFT Tapping Level 1 & Level 2
  • Trauma Treatment. Babette Rothschild
  • Trauma Treatment. Janina Fisher
  • Transactional Analysis. The Link Centre
  • Family Systems in Therapeutic Practice. Alex Piotrowska
  • IFS Therapy. Alexia Rothman
  • Treating Complex Trauma with IFS. Frank Anderson
  • Compassionate Inquiry. Gabor Mate 
  • Calming Inner Critic. Kathy Steele
  • Polyvagal Theory in Practice. Deb Dana
  • Pluralistic Therapy. Prof. Mick Cooper
  • Working with Shame. Carolyn Springs
  • Working with Relational Trauma. Dealing with disorganized attachment. Carolyn Springs
  • Dealing with distress. Working with suicide and self-harm. Carolyn Springs 
  • Working Therapeutically with Adult Children of Narcissists
  • Narcissistic Traits and Emotional Abuse for Therapists 
  • Personality Disorders Certification Training 

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Therapies offered

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£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors
  • Refugees

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Health Assured

Additional information

Weekly sessions 50 min £50

Weekly sessions 50 min for trainee counsellors £45

EFT Tapping first session 90 min £100 

Please feel free to contact me via email or text. I will respond within 48 hours. 

To help you to decide if I’m the right therapist for you, I offer a FREE up to 20 min video or telephone consultation where we can explore how I can help you.  

When I work

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Further information

I offer individual short-term and long-term counselling for adult clients.

Online counselling via Zoom and telephone counselling sessions. 

Kettering, Northamptonshire, NN15

Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, PE7

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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